Noka Bell

by Jose Bold

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released December 20, 2013

INVokTION choir: Kirk Anderson, Corrie Befort, Carl Cutler, Montana von Fliss, Jennifer Zwick, and John

LIGHT written and performed by Kirk Anderson & John

ABANDON YE TECHNOLOGY samples by freesound.org members acclivity, juskiddink, and robinhood76

TOAST vocals: Kirk Anderson & John

WWSD drums: Troy Lund
also recorded & mixed by Troy Lund

cover image courtesy of The British Library

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Track Name: InvOKtion
O tonight
is the night
is the night light

Bring us all
together now
all together now

Every time I say ok
you can hear the echo
Every time you send thought waves
I can see the ocean
Every time you say ok
I know you can hear me
Every time we say ok ok ok ok

May the walls
fall away
may the walls fall away

Down a dream
hallway
that would be ok

Every time I say ok
you can hear the echo
Every time you send thought waves
I can see the ocean
Every time you say ok
I know you can hear me
Every time we say ok
hello hello hello
Track Name: Light
Are you scared
of the ways
you might be right

When the punch
comes your way
will you fight

I couldn't guess
I couldn't guess
what the future features

But when the day
comes to rest
you gotta make your light

Is this it
is this what
gave me such a fright

I've a set
number of
days and nights

I wouldn't know
don't wanna know
what the future features

So when the day
comes to rest
I gotta make my light
Track Name: Signal Received
Signal received
signal received
connection achieved
I can hear it

Turn off the lights
and pour the tea
signal received
I can see it
Track Name: Abandon Ye Terminology
Secretly I think we need to think about eliminating language altogether
It's the only way that I can see that what we say won't mean anything
So let's agree

To abandon that terminology
By saying something inconsistent
To abandon that terminology
I'm saying something inconsistent
Track Name: Toast
It's like
I suddenly gotta eat now
whole lotta eatin' now
I gotta eat toast

So I go
so I go
so I go all the way
o I go
o I go

All the way
all the way
all the way to kitchentown

It's like
I suddenly gotta eat now
whole lotta eatin' now
I gotta eat toast

So I go
so I go
so I go all the way
o I go
o I go all the way on
all the way on
all the way on

All the way
all the way
all the way to kitchentown

And I've never had such amazing food
Track Name: WWSD
Everybody dies a lot
and no one even thinks that's weird

Everybody gets married
and no one even thinks that's weird

I'm gonna cut your crown off
I'm gonna put it on my head and dance
I'm gonna pluck your eyes out
I'm gonna put them on my head and dance
I'm gonna wed your mother
I'm gonna put her on my head and dance
I'm gonna drink some poison
I'm gonna put it in my head and

If you're coming from a battle
and you meet three witches
just walk away

If your dead dad comes to visit you
well no matter what he say
just walk away

If a man offers you a contract
for a chunk of your flesh
just walk away

If your mother
just walk away

Walk away

My old girlfriend dressed up as a boy to get a man
and her best friend did the same to help the plan
she's so smart, she's in Mensa and she won a Pulitzer
but I think the joke is gonna be on her

Fake beard fake beard, saw it from a mile away
secret's safe with me, no I won't say
let's go let's go back into the forest once again

There's a guy I know, an actor, but he didn't act so well
he's a donkey donkey cuz a spell
was cast on him so that he would learn his lesson and shut up
or a fairy king is not getting enough

Fake ears fake ears, saw them from a mile away
somehow he is drawing all the ladies
let's go let's go back into the forest once again

Shakespeare Shakespeare
everybody dance now

And no one even thinks that's weird
Track Name: Hallway
When you die there's a hallway to the afterlife
but first there's a door in the hallway
inside is a room with a computer

On the computer is a blog
on the blog you're required to read
everything that everyone said about you
when you weren't there

Some of it is nice and some of it is not so nice
some of it is shocking and some of it is dull
some of it is video and some handwritten
someone drew a picture of you when you were 7 years old
someone tried to rat you out when you were 13 years old
someone was in love with you when you were 16 years old
and you never knew

Someone looked into your eyes before you were making memories

Someone couldn't remember your name
someone wanted you to shut up
someone wished you'd die when you cut them off in traffic
they all get their wish

Someone couldn't believe that you would eat that
someone stood up for you when no one else did
someone had the most bizarre fantasy about you
maybe you don't wanna know about it

Someone thought your shirt was really stupid
someone thought your shirt was awesome
someone was in love with you when you were 43
and 46

You thought no one read the thing you wrote
you thought no one heard the song you sang
you thought no one noticed you when you were really trying
and you went to sleep feeling so alone

Someone was in love with you when you were 81
and you never knew